Highest Rated Titles With Harry Cheshire


1. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: A Hole in the Carpet (1957)

Comedy

9.6
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After Gracie suffers a fall in public, the department store is eager to make restitution, but she thinks that she has to pay for their damaged carpet.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 20

2. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Going to Palm Springs (1957)

Comedy

9.3
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Ronnie Burns and his friend, Ralph, make plans to get away to Palm Springs with seven girls - and without adult supervision. Meanwhile, Harry Von Zell comes down with laryngitis.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 16

3. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Witness (1962)

30 min | Western

9.1
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Nathan Adams returns home to find his wife shot and killed. When a sketch artist claims he saw a rider and draws a picture of him, Troop has no option but to arrest a local rancher but he suspects this witness's motives.

Director: Gunther von Fritsch | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, John Agar

Votes: 14

4. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Souvenir (1959)

30 min | Western

8.9
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Ma Carey's son breaks out of jail. Troop and Johnny go after him and kill her youngest instead. Who's bullet did the deed is kept secret by Troop and Doc as the brothers are coming for their revenge.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Jeanette Nolan, Barbara Lang

Votes: 8

5. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

8.8
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

Stars: James Seay, Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, Robert Foulk

Votes: 42

6. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

Stars: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter, Maurice Marsac, Florenz Ames

Votes: 88

7. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: George and the Glendale Eagle Publicity Stunt (1955)

Comedy

8.7
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Thanks to Gracie, George is scheduled to take part in a publicity stunt. To get out of it, George claims to have a sprained ankle.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 12

8. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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89 Metascore

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 330,392 | Gross: $7.27M

9. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama, and comedy about people of different backgrounds committing murders, suicides, thefts, and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations, perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 11,864

10. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joined Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provides George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Votes: 979

11. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Prisoner (1958)

30 min | Western

8.5
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Troop has his hands full when he arrests a tough cowhand who comes to Laramie periodically. Goading boys and men into gunfights is his method but Dan doesn't get the support of the town council so he may have to find other means.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Bek Nelson, John Doucette

Votes: 19

12. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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A daffy woman constantly strives to become a star along with her bandleader husband and gets herself in the strangest situations.

Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 19,666

13. Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1958–1960)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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An anthology series hosted by Betty Furness in the first season, and Desi Arnaz in the second. Stories came from several genres, often based on fact. A two part episode was spun off as the popular show The Untouchables (1959).

Stars: Desi Arnaz, Betty Furness, Bruce Gordon, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 83

14. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: Rope of Cards (1958)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.4
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Bret is selected to serve on the jury of a murder trial and finds himself the only member who refuses to believe that the defendant is guilty.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: James Garner, Will Wright, Joan Marshall, William Reynolds

Votes: 70

15. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 822

16. Tales of the Texas Rangers (1955–1959)

30 min | Family, Western

8.3
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Typical western with a twist. The two stars appeared as Texas Rangers but in a different scenario each program. One week, they might be Rangers in the 1840s and the next week they would be ... See full summary »

Stars: Willard Parker, Harry Lauter, William Boyett, Stanley Andrews

Votes: 73

17. December Bride (1954–1959)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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Charming and wise Lily Ruskin lives with her daughter and son-in- law who, along with her close friend Hilda Crocker, are always trying to find suitable older marriageable companionship for... See full summary »

Stars: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Votes: 158

18. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.3
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 126

19. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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An anthology series which became the first successful filmed series on American television.

Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 43

20. Drifting Along (1946)

Approved | 60 min | Western

8.3
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A pair of U.S. Marshals come to the aid of a woman who is fighting to keep her ranch from a gang of murderous cattle rustlers who want to get their hands on it.

Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Lynne Carver, Raymond Hatton, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 6

21. I Love Lucy (1951–1957)
Episode: Oil Wells (1954)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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The gang buys oil stock from new neighbors who claim to be Texas oil tycoons.

Director: William Asher | Stars: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Votes: 145

22. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
Episode: The Raffle Ticket (1960)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Mr Wilson's lodge is raising money by selling raffle tickets to win a car. Dennis buys a ticket because he thinks his mother should get a car.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Jay North, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Joseph Kearns

Votes: 12

23. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: The Resurrection of Joe November (1960)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.3
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In New Orleans, Bret tries to solve a mystery involving missing jewelry, assumed identities, and the supposedly dead Joe November.

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: James Garner, Joanna Barnes, Charles Maxwell, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 42

24. The People's Choice (1955–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Socrates "Sock" Miller joins the city council, clashing with the mayor John Peoples. Sock dates then marries his daughter Mandy complicating things. Sock has a basset named Cleo who shares her thoughts and best friend Rollo.

Stars: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Votes: 96

25. Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)
Episode: The Big Squeeze (1953)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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The Daily Planet plans to give Dan Grayson an award for being citizen of the year. Grayson is a dedicated family man, active in community groups and a loyal employee of a fur company. He ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: George Reeves, Noel Neill, Jack Larson, John Hamilton

Votes: 75

26. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Vintage (1962)

30 min | Western

8.2
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Two Italian immigrants on their way to California, are transporting the last fifteen years hard work in their wagon. Vines to start a vineyard. When they are trampled, the grandson only seeks vengeance for all his grandfather's hard work.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Ernest Sarracino

Votes: 12

27. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.1
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (five-card draw) is ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

Votes: 1,999

28. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.1
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92 Metascore

Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Teresa Wright

Votes: 50,431 | Gross: $23.65M

29. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

8.1
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This is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming, and his Deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season, Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon, ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Emile Avery

Votes: 456

30. The Range Rider (1951–1953)

30 min | Western

8.1
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The Range Rider, had a reputation for fairness, fighting ability, and accuracy with his guns and was known far and wide, even by the Indians.

Stars: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones, Bob Woodward, Al Wyatt Sr.

Votes: 97

31. The Texan (1958–1960)

30 min | Western

8.1
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The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble, but trouble finds him.

Stars: Rory Calhoun, Regis Parton, Duncan Lamont, James Drake

Votes: 105

32. Meet Millie (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Add a Plot

Stars: Elena Verdugo, Florence Halop, Marvin Kaplan, Roland Winters

Votes: 14

33. Colgate Theatre (1958– )

8.1
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Add a Plot

Stars: Rachel Ames, Bill Goodwin, Harry Harvey Jr., Nancy Kulp

Votes: 11

34. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)
Episode: Go Fight City Hall (1959)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Grampa defies the city road commissioner when he decides to take matters into his own hands, by fixing a pesky hole in the road in front of his house.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Votes: 7

35. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Frame-Up (1961)

30 min | Western

8.1
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Jessica doesn't believe her husband was guilty for the crime he was just hanged for. That's because she's confessing to it herself. Troop doesn't believe her, but begins to doubt whether he put the wrong man on the gallows.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Randy Stuart

Votes: 8

36. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Jury (1958)

30 min | Western

8.1
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The verdict is in - Kate Wilson is once again found not guilty of a crime. If the marshal has any say, her feminine charms have been wielded at the male population one too many times because he has a plan.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Jean Willes, Anthony George

Votes: 15

37. Lock Up (1959–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Cases taken from the files and case histories of renowned Philadelphia defense attorney Herbert L. Maris.

Stars: Macdonald Carey, John Doucette, Joan Granville, Olive Carey

Votes: 61

38. The Ann Sothern Show (1958–1961)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Katy O'Connor is the assistant manager of the Bartley House Hotel in New York City working for Jason Macauley. She expected to get her bosses job when he was transferred to Calcutta, India ... See full summary »

Stars: Ann Sothern, Ann Tyrrell, Don Porter, Jack Mullaney

Votes: 109

39. Racket Squad (1950– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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This series dramatizes confidence games which fall under the jurisdiction of Captain John Braddock.

Stars: Reed Hadley, Hugh Beaumont, Keith Richards, Griff Barnett

Votes: 75

40. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Heritage of Hate (1962)

30 min | Western

8.0
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John Kemper is doing everything he can to drive off Laurie who killed his son but is now out on parole. Laurie decides to find a mail order husband to help fight John but gets more than she expected in him.

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Kathie Browne

Votes: 10

41. The Gene Autry Show (1950–1955)
Episode: Hot Lead (1950)

30 min | Western

8.0
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Gene purchases a new horse which is then used by a gang of bank robbers to make good their escape. Gene sets out on the twin mission of retrieving his horse and capture the bank robbers.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Alan Hale Jr., Harry Cheshire

Votes: 5

42. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Episode: To Whom It May Concern (1953)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A bank employee mails a letter to his boss confessing to stealing $7000 and includes the stocks he bought with the money. As he puts a gun to his head, he sees in the paper that the stocks'... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: David Niven, Martha Wentworth, Ned Glass, Dayton Lummis

Votes: 9

43. The Big Country (1958)

Not Rated | 166 min | Romance, Western

7.9
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A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

Votes: 13,038

44. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

7.9
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart, Lane Bradford

Votes: 1,534

45. My Little Margie (1952–1955)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Margie lives with her father Vern and her crazy schemes get him into trouble especially with his boss Mr. Honeywell. She frequently involves Charlie and Mrs. Odetts in her plans. Freddie is her boyfriend while Roberta likes Vern.

Stars: Gale Storm, Charles Farrell, Clarence Kolb, Don Hayden

Votes: 263

46. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)
Episode: Blanche Gets a Jury Notice (1958)

Comedy

7.9
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Harry's scheme to get Blanche on a jury backfires. Gracie volunteers for jury duty. Ronnie tries to use reverse-psychology to juggle his relationships with two girls who want to enter show business.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry von Zell, Bea Benaderet

Votes: 13

47. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Second Son (1960)

30 min | Western

7.9
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Charlie May says he robbed the paymaster at Fort Laramie. He hopes his admission squares things with his dad for what his ma did to him. Lily doesn't believe it and suspects his half-brother instead, especially after the paymaster dies.

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Harry Shannon

Votes: 10

48. Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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The Man of Steel fights crime with help from his friends at the Daily Planet.

Stars: George Reeves, Noel Neill, John Hamilton, Bill Kennedy

Votes: 2,637

49. Nightmare Alley (1947)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist whose lies and deceit prove to be his downfall.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker

Votes: 5,892

50. Pete and Gladys (1960–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Pete Porter is an insurance salesman and the somewhat-dour straight man to his perky and beautiful but scatterbrained wife, Gladys.

Stars: Harry Morgan, Cara Williams, Verna Felton, Shirley Mitchell

Votes: 88

51. It's a Great Life (I) (1954–1956)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Two ex G.I.'s Denny and Steve return home and take a room at the boarding house of the doting Amy Morgan. Also in the house are the young and beautiful Cathy, and Amy's irrasciable, ... See full summary »

Stars: William Bishop, Michael O'Shea, Frances Bavier, James Dunn

Votes: 50

52. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Detweiler's Kid (1961)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Detweiler wanted a son. When his daughter proves to be just as good as one, he begins to rethink the beliefs he's held his whole life especially when she goes gunning for Deputy McKay.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Joyce Meadows

Votes: 15

53. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Hassayampa (1961)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Hassayampa Edwards says he is for temperance and feels The Birdcage should be closed. But Lily has something she would like to say about that and it may not be what the ladies of the town want to hear.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, John Anderson

Votes: 6

54. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Episode: Shadowed (1953)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Burt Stroude is about to be chosen as the party's senatorial candidate. At the same time, he hears from the married woman he'd had an affair with in his youth. She's dying and wants him at ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Dick Powell, Frances Dee, Tyler McVey, Dan Riss

Votes: 6

55. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: The Midnight Rider (1953)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

7.8
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The Lone Ranger and Tonto are in the Shield River area in search of a daring outlaw The Midnight Rider who has staged a series of robberies against a local mine. What they discover about the outlaw surprises everyone

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: John Hart, Jay Silverheels, Darryl Hickman, Harry Woods

Votes: 15

56. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino, and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

Stars: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

Votes: 115

57. The Gene Autry Show (1950–1955)

30 min | Western

7.7
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The already legendary singing cowboy rode with his comic pal Pat from town to town bringing justice, song and his horse Champion to the old Southwest.

Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Pat Buttram, Bob Woodward

Votes: 152

58. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

Votes: 77

59. Summer Theatre (1953– )

30 min | Drama

7.7
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A filmed anthology presented in the summer of 1953.

Stars: Vincent Price, Bernadene Hayes, Joan Leslie, Phyllis Coates

Votes: 9

60. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat (1960)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Twice a month, Mrs. Bixby travels to Baltimore to visit an elderly aunt, her only living relative. Or so she tells her dentist husband. In fact, she visits the Colonel, her rich lover. ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Audrey Meadows, Les Tremayne, Stephen Chase

Votes: 219

61. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: The Misfortune Teller (1960)

60 min | Comedy, Western

7.7
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Arriving in a town for the first time, Bret finds himself accused of swindling the town folk and killing its mayor. And his only chance of escaping the noose appears to rest with a scheming... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: James Garner, Kathleen Crowley, Alan Mowbray, Ben Gage

Votes: 36

62. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.

Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Votes: 666

63. Thunder in God's Country (1951)

Passed | 67 min | Western

7.6
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Hidden Valley has managed to retain its Old Western atmosphere, free of modern-day corruption, until escaped convict Smitty arrives with plans of taking over and opening the town up as a ... See full summary »

Director: George Blair | Stars: Rex Allen, Mary Ellen Kay, Buddy Ebsen, Ian MacDonald

Votes: 10

64. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Holdout (1962)

30 min | Western

7.6
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Blake Stevens is a well respected businessman. When he doesn't fight back against a vigilante group of thugs determined to take over Laramie, the remaining town council want Troop's badge, and he isn't going along with their decision.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Arch Johnson, Larry Ward

Votes: 10

65. The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)

30 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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The Stones consist of loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like when they found a baby on their doorstep or take in... See full summary »

Stars: Donna Reed, Paul Petersen, Carl Betz, Shelley Fabares

Votes: 1,050

66. Fury (1955–1960)

30 min | Family, Western

7.5
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A horse and the boy who loved him.

Stars: Peter Graves, William Fawcett, Bobby Diamond, Highland Dale

Votes: 348

67. Buffalo Bill, Jr. (1955–1956)

30 min | Western

7.5
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Buffalo Bill Jr. and his kid sister Calamity are raised under the watchful eye of Judge Ben 'Fair and Square" Wiley. Together this dynamic trio keep law and order in small town of Wileyville, Arizona.

Stars: Dickie Jones, Nancy Gilbert, Harry Cheshire, Bob Woodward

Votes: 57

68. Fibber McGee and Molly (1959–1960)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Fibber McGee and Molly was the finest husband and wife comedy team. It ran on the radio from 1935 to 1959 then switched to television in 1959. Its running gags and characters inspired many imitators.

Stars: Bob Sweeney, Cathy Lewis, Pat McGeehan, Paul Smith

Votes: 24

69. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: Lady in Question (1958)

30 min | Western

7.5
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Johnny's childhood crush returns to Laramie to clear up her father's estate. Hopes to rekindle the flame are dashed when an old boyfriend of hers rides into town. Johnny kills him and prove it was self defense - but no gun can be found.

Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Bek Nelson, Mike Connors

Votes: 12

70. Blondie (1957– )

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Arthur Lake had played Dagwood in a long series of "Blondie" movies. This show, retelling stories and situations familiar to readers of the comic strip, lasted one year.

Stars: Arthur Lake, Pamela Britton, Florenz Ames, Ann Barnes

Votes: 47

71. Annie Oakley (1954–1957)

30 min | Western

7.4
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A fictionalized account of the life of legendary Wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley. Set in the quiet western town of Diablo, Annie and her little brother Tagg made sure that outlaws who ... See full summary »

Stars: Gail Davis, Brad Johnson, Jimmy Hawkins, Bob Woodward

Votes: 174

72. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Juror (1961)

30 min | Western

7.4
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When the town of Sherman is unable to seat a jury for Bob Cawley's trial, he is moved to Laramie where the same problem occurs until Lily steps forward which does not make Dan happy.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Harry Cheshire

Votes: 8

73. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.3
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Rin Tin Tin II, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 521

74. Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Television episodes built around the same sorts of incidents found in Hank Ketcham's long-running comic strip.

Stars: Jay North, Gloria Henry, Herbert Anderson, Billy Booth

Votes: 1,418

75. Moonrise (1948)

Passed | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Danny is being despised by his schoolmates because his father was accused to have killed another man and is condemned to the death penalty.

Director: Frank Borzage | Stars: Dane Clark, Gail Russell, Ethel Barrymore, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 1,323

76. Phone Call from a Stranger (1952)

105 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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While waiting on a delayed flight, David Trask, who has left his unfaithful wife, meets three of his fellow passengers. When the aircraft crashes, he is one of few survivors, and sets out to resolve their unfinished business.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Bette Davis, Shelley Winters, Gary Merrill, Michael Rennie

Votes: 1,678

77. The Sniper (1952)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Arthur Franz, Adolphe Menjou, Gerald Mohr, Marie Windsor

Votes: 2,016

78. The Great Gildersleeve (1954– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Throckmorton Gildersleeve is a blustery "ladies" man who often finds himself in unusual predicaments. Raising his too smart nephew Leroy, he leans on his secretary Bessie and tries to ignore the advice of housekeeper Birdie.

Stars: Willard Waterman, Ronald Keith, Lillian Randolph, Stephanie Griffin

Votes: 29

79. Swing Your Partner (I) (1943)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Myrtle Wiseman, Scotty Wiseman, Barbara Jo Allen, Dale Evans

Votes: 5

80. Impact (1949)

Approved | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. The husband stays in hiding, and lets his wife be charged with conspiracy.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn, Helen Walker

Votes: 2,317

81. Fireman Save My Child (1954)

Approved | 79 min | Action, Comedy

7.1
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A film intended for Bud Abbott and Lou Costello that ended up starring Hugh O'Brian and Buddy Hackett. Most of the footage was given over to Spike Jones and His City Slickers, about the all... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Spike Jones, Spike Jones and His City Slickers, Hugh O'Brian, Buddy Hackett

Votes: 56

82. The Luckiest Guy in the World (1947)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Crime, Drama

7.1
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This short is in the "Crime Does Not Pay" series. Charlie Vurn is always looking for the 'big score.' He bets on the horses and owes his bookie. At work, he 'borrows' from his accounts. ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Barry Nelson, Eloise Hardt, George Travell, Milton Kibbee

Votes: 170

83. Lucky Losers (1950)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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To solve the death of a friend, the boys go to gambling school, then go undercover as croupiers in an illegal gambling house.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Hillary Brooke, Gabriel Dell

Votes: 212

84. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Chef (1959)

30 min | Western

7.1
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A popular new chef was supposed to work for a rancher for a year after agreeing to come from Europe. However, he has a chance to be a partner in the restaurant if Troop can help him overcome the legal contract he signed.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Sig Ruman, Lee Patrick

Votes: 12

85. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Word of Honor (1952)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

7.1
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When the sheriff of Mesa Junction is murdered a seemingly innocent man is blamed. The Lone Ranger and Tonto get involved in trying to clear the young man and discover who the real murderer is.

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: John Hart, Jay Silverheels, Hayden Rorke, Ross Elliott

Votes: 13

86. Carbine Williams (1952)

Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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David Marshall Williams is sent to a prison farm where he works in the tool shop and eventually develops the precursor of the famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in World War II.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Hagen, Wendell Corey, Carl Benton Reid

Votes: 1,531

87. September Affair (1950)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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An industrialist (Joseph Cotten) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Joseph Cotten, Françoise Rosay, Jessica Tandy

Votes: 612

88. It Happens Every Spring (1949)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport

7.0
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A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Ray Milland, Jean Peters, Paul Douglas, Ed Begley

Votes: 1,390

89. Ruthless (1948)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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Horace Vendig shows himself to the world as a rich philanthropist. In fact, the history of his rise from his unhappy broken home shows this to be far from the case. After being taken in by ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Zachary Scott, Louis Hayward, Diana Lynn, Sydney Greenstreet

Votes: 858

90. Rhubarb (1951)

Passed | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

7.0
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Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving to Rhubarb most of his money and a pro baseball team, the Brooklyn Loons. When the ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Ray Milland, Jan Sterling, Gene Lockhart, William Frawley

Votes: 530

91. Paid in Full (1950)

Passed | 98 min | Drama

7.0
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Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Robert Cummings, Lizabeth Scott, Diana Lynn, Eve Arden

Votes: 111

92. For the Love of Mary (1948)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Young girl gets a job at the White House as a switchboard operator and gets mixed up in politics.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, Don Taylor, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 155

93. Lassie (1954–1974)
Episode: The Egrets (1958)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.0
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In an attempt to earn a Junior Audubon Club scroll, Timmy sights a rare to the area American Egret as part of his identification quota, a claim disbelieved by the group leader so that Timmy must ultimately identify different bird.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Jon Provost, June Lockhart, Hugh Reilly, George Chandler

Votes: 7

94. The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)
Episode: The Misfit Marshal (1959)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.0
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Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Lee Aaker, James Brown, Joe Sawyer, George Hamilton

Votes: 5

95. Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy

6.9
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On the verge of being evicted from their run-down farmhouse, the large Kettle family is given a new, modern home after Pa wins a contest, but he is accused of plagiarizing his winning slogan by a jealous local woman.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Meg Randall

Votes: 989

96. Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

6.9
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Ma and Pa are trying to raise enough money at the county fair to send their daughter Rosie to college. Ma competes in baking and Pa enters a trotter in a horse race, while Rosie takes up with handsome young Marvin Johnson.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, James Best, Lori Nelson

Votes: 447

97. Child of Divorce (1946)

Passed | 62 min | Drama

6.9
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An eight-year-old girl is an unwilling and disturbed witness of parental quarrels in her home, and when the parents finally secure a divorce, the judge decrees that the young girl live with... See full summary »

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Sharyn Moffett, Regis Toomey, Madge Meredith, Walter Reed

Votes: 134

98. The Seven Little Foys (1955)

Approved | 93 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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After the young wife of vaudevillian Eddie Foy passes away, he incorporates their seven children into the act and takes it on the road.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Bob Hope, Milly Vitale, George Tobias, Angela Clarke

Votes: 1,221

99. Dreamboat (1952)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.8
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Thornton Sayre, a respected college professor, is plagued when his old movies are shown on TV and sets out with his daughter to stop it. However, his former co-star is the hostess of the TV show playing his films and she has other plans.

Director: Claude Binyon | Stars: Clifton Webb, Ginger Rogers, Anne Francis, Jeffrey Hunter

Votes: 563

100. No Sad Songs for Me (1950)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

6.8
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Mary Scott learns she only has ten months to live before dying of an incurable disease. She manages to keep the news from her husband, Brad and daughter, Polly. She tries to make every ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, Wendell Corey, Viveca Lindfors, Natalie Wood

Votes: 338